Washington (CNN) — A law enforcement official confirms members of the Westboro Baptist Church, known for its controversial practice of picketing military funerals, participated in training for law enforcement officials at Quantico Marine Base in Virginia.
The sessions were discontinued this spring after Tom Browne, assistant director for the FBI, voiced strong opposition to bringing the group to a military facility. [more]
This is one of those times where you wince and shake your head. (EDIT: Worth noting this story is a year and a half old. Still wince-worthy.)